B.6. SPICE Proxy

B.6.1. SPICE Proxy Overview

The SPICE Proxy is a tool used to connect SPICE Clients to guests when the SPICE Clients are outside the network that connects the hypervisors.
Setting up a SPICE Proxy consists of installing Squid on a machine and configuring iptables to allow proxy traffic through the firewall.
Turning a SPICE Proxy on consists of using rhevm-config on the Manager to set the key SpiceProxyDefault to a value consisting of the name and port of the proxy.
Turning a SPICE Proxy off consists of using rhevm-config on the Manager to remove the value that the key SpiceProxyDefault has been set to.